John Beazley Sisson (THOMSON, Ga.)


THOMSON, Ga. - Mr. John Beazley Sisson, 90, beloved husband of Mrs. Bennie Lee Sisson, passed away June 17, 2010 at University Hospital. Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, June 19, in Westview Cemetery with the Rev. Beverly Casstevens officiating. Mr. Sisson was a native of Crawfordville. He joined the Presbyterian Church of Crawfordville when he was 12 years old. Mr. Sisson went to school at A.S.I. in Crawfordville and attended North Georgia College. In 1944, Mr. Sisson married Mrs. Bennie Lee Hatcher of Thomson and moved to Thomson in 1952. He was a retired meat inspector for the state. He was a member of the Thomson First United Methodist Church and was a member of the J.O.Y. Sunday School Class. He was a WWII Veteran and a Master Mason. Mr. Sisson was preceded in death by his parents, Mr. John Larkin Sisson and Mrs. Herschal Beazley Sisson and a sister, Mary Marie Gilmer. Survivors include his wife, Bennie Lee Hatcher Sisson, Thomson; his daughter, Sandra Lee Thompson and her husband Larry E. Thompson, both of Thomson; his son, John H. Sisson, Thomson; his grandchildren, Elizabeth J. Sisson, John Hatcher Sisson, Jr., Amy L. Beckham, Lee Anna Meadows, Mary Kathryn Aycox; and his great- grandchildren, Lauren Elizabeth Beckham, Mary Bennett Sisson, and Anna Kathryn Aycox. If so desired, memorial contributions may be made to the Thomson First United Methodist Church Building Fund. Friends may call at Curtis Funeral Home. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday night at the funeral home. You may sign the online guestbook at: . Curtis Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Sign the guestbook at

The Augusta Chronicle-June 18, 2010